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Navy’s women team sets sail from Goa to circumnavigate globe

Panaji: An all-woman team of the Indian Navy today embarked

Jailbreak bid: Prisoner killed, jailor, 2 guards, 9 inmates hurt

Panaji: A prisoner was killed, while a jailor, two security guards and nine inmates

Report probing OP Jaisha’s allegations will be ready by next week, assures Vijay Goel

Panaji: Sports Minister Vijay Goel, on Monday, said that the report on the allegations made by marathon runner OP

Allegations against Khadse needs to be proved first: Rijiju

Panaji: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has said the allegations that Maharashtra Revenue

Goa police issue summons to Remo Fernandes for abusing minor girl

Dec.21 : The Goa police on Monday issued summons to Pop singer Remo Fernandes after the allegations against him of abusing...

Security heightened at Goa EDM festivals over terror threat 

Dec 17 : Security at the electronic dance music (EDM) festivals Sunburn and the Supersonic held annually in Goa..

No Russian advisory against India: Consul

Panaji, Dec 1 : Goa is a "relatively safe" destination and Russian authorities have...

I failed as a producer with ’Bombay Velvet’: Vikas Bahl

Panaji, Nov 25 : "Bombay Velvet" was touted as one of the most ambitious film of Bollywood...

Filmmakers are easiest target in India: Ketan Mehta

Panaji, Nov 24 : Ketan Mehta is known for framing real-life stories in an...

Shekhar Kapur making short film on Buddha’s enlightenment

Panaji, Nov 24 : Shekhar Kapur has embarked on a quest to sneak into Lord Buddha’s...

FTII students are not criminals, talk to them: Benegal

Panaji, Nov 23 : Students are not criminals or crooks and should be engaged in...

Opposition, locals’ broadside against DefExpo site in Goa

Panaji, Nov 14 :The opposition, civil society as well as inhabitants of the...

Opposition, locals’ broadside against DefExpo site in Goa

Panaji, Nov 14 : The opposition, civil society as well as inhabitants of the...

Difficult for Africans to work in India, says Nigerian model

Panaji, Nov 11 : She has a dark skin tone and short thick curls. It’s not...

Now sample gourmet food alongside gourmet films at IFFI (Foodie Trail-Panaji)

Panaji, Nov 11 : While the films on the menu at IFFI 2015 will offer much in terms...

Now sample gourmet food alongside gourmet films at IFFI (Foodie Trail-Panaji)

Panaji, Nov 11 : While the films on the menu at IFFI 2015 will offer much...

Ex-servicemen ’misguided’ in returning their medals, claims Parrikar

Nov. 10 :Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that while it was the democratic...

Veterans’ OROP protest misguided, says Parrikar

Nov 10 :Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said ex-servicemen protesting over One Rank...

Ex-Catholic priest’s body recovered; Goa opposition for probe

Panaji, Nov 7 : The body of Bismarque Dias - who had been protesting against...

Ex-Catholic priest’s body recovered; Goa opposition for probe

Panaji, Nov 7 : The body of Bismarque Dias - who had been protesting...

End of barbs on social media is ’biggest achievement’: Goa CM

Panaji, Nov 5 : Known for his ready organic wit, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar...

Goa writers not to return awards

Oct 15 :Resolving not to return their awards, Goa writers on Thursday denounced the growing...

Goa prison authorities probe assaults on undertrials

Oct 13 :Prison authorities in Goa have started a probe into a series of alleged assaults...

Politicians, policemen named in FIR against matka gambling

Oct 13 :The Goa Police Crime Branch has filed an FIR against Goa politicians...

Pakistani Army treating PoK inhabitants brutally: Parrikar

Oct 12 :Kashmiris should be made aware of the brutal atrocities committed by the Pakistan...

No more commissions for arms agents: Parrikar

Oct 12 :Arms agents earning sales commissions could soon be passe...

Dadri-like incidents will damage BJP, NDA: Parrikar

Oct 12 :Incidents like the lynching in Dadri, near the national capital last month...

Goa tourism sector welcomes online foreign registration

Oct 7 :Goa’s tourism industry has welcomed the Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office’s (FRRO) move to allow online registration of foreign guests...

Goa Police seek narco tests on Kamat, Alemao in graft case

Sep 30 :Goa Police Crime Branch has sought to conduct narco-analysis test on former chief...

Formulate state-wise strategies to combat terrorism: Rajnath

Sep 29 :States will have to formulate their own strategies to combat terrorism, union Home Minister...

Goa Police file charge sheet in Louis Berger graft case

Sep 28 :The Crime Branch of Goa Police on Monday formally filed charges in the Louis Berger bribery case...

Pansare murder suspect knew Goa blast mastermind: Police

Sep 22 :Hindu right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha member Rudra Patil, a suspect in leftist Govind Pansare’s murder...

Konkan Railway to launch three holiday specials

Sep 8 :The Konkan Railway, which connects Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, will launch three special...

Goa government acting like Gestapo: Congress

Aug 7: Leader of opposition in Goa assembly Pratapsing Rane on Friday accused the BJP-led coalition...

Protests in Goa over grants for schools

July 31 : Parents of students demanding government grants for all schools with English as a medium of instruction on Friday held a protest in Goa...

Kalam was a seer of modern India: Goa speaker

July 28 : The Goa assembly on Tuesday condoled the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, with speaker Rajendra Arlekar calling Kalam...

Poll reforms can address false affidavits issue: Naqvi 

June 26 : Electoral reform can help resolve the issue of elected representatives giving false details in poll-related affidavits, BJP’s Minister...

Strive to lift ban on ‘Dhirio’ in Goa: MLA

June 19 : After Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar’s statement in Chennai about the Centre’s intention to lift the ban..

Gold worth Rs.2.15 crore seized at Goa airport

June 11 :Customs officials at Dabolim international airport in Goa seized gold worth Rs.2.15 crore...

AAP cries foul as three workers issued summons by police

June 9 : The AAP in Goa on Tuesday accused the BJP-led state government of "intimidation" after three of its workers who protested against Tourism....

Maggi controversy tip of the iceberg: Goa Speaker

June 6 :Goa assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar on Saturday said the Maggi controversy...

AAP seeks action against Goa food testing officials

June 5 : The AAP on Friday demanded action against Goa’s Food and Drugs Authority, a day after India’s food safety...

Goa police to issue new advisory on fake cops

June 5 :Goa Police will issue a fresh advisory to ask people to beware of conmen posing as cops...

Goa to decide on beef ban within three weeks: Minister

June 1 :The Goa government will decide on whether to ban beef or not in "two to three weeks...

Cellular Jail trip would inspire students: Goa CM

May 30 : Meritorious students from Goa will soon get an all-expenses-paid trip to the Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands....

Religious leaders may soon promote cleanliness in trains

Panaji, May 23 : Religious leaders from all faiths may be roped in to promote cleanliness in India’s trains because people listen to them, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said here on Saturday.

Courtroom drinking sage drives crime novel set in Mumbai, Goa

May 12 : Sameer Khan’s fictionalised story might seem to run parallel to that of the big Bollywood star...

Goa showcases coconuts, cashew to draw in domestic tourists

May 5 : Finally, Goa appears to have given its indigenous coconuts and cashew nuts their due...

Preliminary study underway on helicopter unit in Goa: Parrikar

May 4 : A preliminary assessment by HAL and consultation with his ministry will decide...

’Defence exports have risen in past 6 to 8 months’

May 4 : The Make in India campaign would have increased India’s defence exports over the past...

Goa government identifies land to set up new IIT

May 2 :Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said the government has identified...

District Court stays search warrant for Parrikar’s official residence

April 23: In a late development, South Goa additional District and...

Two youths die of suspected drug overdose in Goa

April 21: The death of two youths, allegedly of drug overdose, after birthday...

Karnataka minister threatens action against Goan IT workers in Bengaluru

April 17: A senior Karnataka minister has stoked a controversy by...

Goa CM promises rehabilitation of Kannadigas

April 17: R V Deshpande, Minister for Higher Education and Tourism...

Land for failed projects hampering Goa’s growth: Minister’

April 17: Vast tracts of land allotted for the failed Special Economic Zone (SEZ) projects is...

’Rapes are not committed by those who attend satsang’

April 16: Gujarat-based spiritual preacher Morari Bapu has a unique way for curbing rapes...

Report fire, accidents in Goa via app

April 15: You may not need to place that frantic call in case of a fire or emergency in...

Rafale deal an ’extremely positive decision’ by Modi: Parrikar

April 11: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday welcomed Prime Minister...

Mumbai-Goa catamaran service to be launched soon

April 8: Tired of booking expensive flight tickets to Goa? If the efforts of...

Will Goa CM’s comment influence Fabindia probe? 

April 7: Could Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, with his comments on the Fabindia case...

Congress condemns remarks by Goa minister’s wife

April 6: The Congress came down heavily on Monday over comments made by the...

Crime Branch likely to summon top Fabindia officials

April 4: The Goa Police Crime Branch is likely to summon top Fabindia...

T20 bookie found dead in Goa

April 3: A week before the Indian Premier League takes off, a bookie previously arrested for accepting bets on T20 matches ...

SC conference on Good Friday unfortunate: Congress MP

April 2: The Supreme Court should not have organised a judicial conference on Good Friday...

Goa Congress questions BJP’s world’s largest party claim

March 31: The Congress in Goa has questioned BJP’s world record membership drive...

Goa: Not a single case since public drinking ban

March 27: In the last 11 months since drinking in public places was banned in Goa...

Navy Dornier crash: Woman officer’s body recovered 

March 27: The body of Lt. Kiran Shekhawat, who was one of the three Indian Navy...

Naval plane crashes near Goa, two missing 

March 25: A Dornier surveillance aircraft of the Indian Navy with three personnel on...

Goa government department bans sleeveless dresses, jeans

March 24: The Goa government’s department of art and culture has banned its staffers...

’Ghar wapsi, nun gang rape affected Goa panchayat polls result’

March 21: Ghar wapsi (homecoming), slander against Mother Teresa, attacks on minority...

Swine flu virus to die as temperatures rise: Goa minister 

March 21: Goa Health Minister Francis D’Souza said the swine flu virus will die automatically when...

Congress slams Parrikar comment about graft in defence ministry

March 16: The Congress on Monday lashed out at alleged comments made by Defence Minister...

Goa’s BJP govt censured for attempt to censor popular theatre

February 19: The BJP-led Goa government’s third attempt in the last one year to censor...

BJP wins Panaji bypoll

February 16: BJP’s Sidharth Kunkolienkar Monday won the Panaji bypoll, defeating his nearest...

32 percent voting in Panaji bye-election in early hours

February 13: At least 32 percent of the voters cast their ballots within the three hours of...

Parrikar fights ’proxy’ war in Panaji bye-poll

February 12: For the last week and more, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has been...

Goa to seek faster environment clearance for mining leases

February 6: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will request the...

Party drugs worth over Rs.9 crore seized in Goa 

February 1: In one of the biggest raids in recent times, synthetic party drugs worth Rs.9.31 crore were...

Vajpayee comes within ambit of Parrikar’s ’compromise’ charge: Congress MP

January 24: Former prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee comes within the ambit of...

Will set up treatment camps for homosexuality: Goa minister to NYT

January 14: Goa’s Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Ramesh Tawadkar has been quoted in...

RTI should be appreciated: Goa CM

January 12: Despite allegations that the Right to Information (RTI) Act was being misused for...

Goa minister cautions Parrikar over relations with Pakistan

January 7: As border hostilities between neighbours India and Pakistan escalate, Deputy Chief Minister...

Russian arrested in Goa with drugs worth Rs.23 lakh

December 31: A Russian national has been arrested here with party drugs worth...

’Mumbai woman died at music festival due to drug overdose’

December 30 : A 27-year-old woman collapsed due to a drug overdose at an Electronic Dance Music festival at Candolim beach late Monday and...

RSS open to re-conversion of Goan Catholics

Dec 28 : In the midst of a nationwide row over the issue of re-conversion, a senior RSS official said that the organisation was willing to facilitate the ’Ghar...

Crackdown on smoking in Goa music festivals sought 

Dec 26 : An anti-tobacco vigilante organisation has asked Goa Police to launch a crackdown on smoking at the two mega Electronic Dance Music (EDM)...

Under BJP, Goa is hub for narcotics: Congress

Dec 17: Under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rule, Goa has become a hub for drugs and a base for...

Some tourists come to Goa only for drugs: CM

Dec 16: Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar Tuesday conceded to the state’s reputation as...

More attacks expected but ready to counter them: Parrikar 

Dec 13 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar Saturday said that intelligence agencies had warned of more terror attacks in India, but also assured that "all...

More threats expected but ready to counter them: Parrikar

Dec 13: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said Saturday that intelligence agencies had warned of more...

Opposition wants Parrikar to stop ’chilling’ in Goa

Dec 10 : After outrage on the social media, the opposition is protesting against Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s presence at a book release function...

Take sexual orientation, alternative sexuality in stride: New Goa police protocol

Nov 30 : Frowning on a woman’s sexual orientation or alternative sexuality and making comments about a sexual offence victim’s background...

Indian armed forces to attract more officers: Parrikar

The Indian armed forces will expand training facilties in order to make up for shortage of officers, according to Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Goa CM’s son gives Congress leader ’last warning’

Goa’s new Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar may have barely completed a day in office, but his son Rishi created ripples on Facebook by issuing a "last warning" to a Congress leader.

Two nabbed with party drug worth Rs.10.25 lakh

Two Mumbai residents were arrested for possessing party drug amphetamine or ’Speed’ worth Rs.10.25 lakh in a raid conducted in the early hours of Monday, police said.

Touched Vajpayee’s feet, feel honoured: New Goa CM

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar’s most cherished moment of his weekend visit to Delhi was meeting ailing former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and touching his feet.

Defence ministry? Won’t comment now, says Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Thursday said he would comment on reports of his induction in the union cabinet after an "official announcement" is made.

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